Boys Golf

 

Late Surge Pushes NorthPointe to D3 Win

Late Surge Pushes NorthPointe to D3 Win
Saturday, June 8, 2019
Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian trailed Big Rapids by eight strokes Saturday, with time running out. Sensing his team needed a boost, both physically and mentally, fourth-year NorthPointe coach Erik Fahlen handed out Snickers bars to all five of his players with fou...
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Lake Orion Savors Championship Sweep

Lake Orion Savors Championship Sweep
Saturday, June 8, 2019
After 18 years of dreaming about this moment as head coach of the Lake Orion boys golf program, the reality obviously turned out to be even better for Monty Gallaher. Since taking over the program, there have been tears over not being able to qualify for the Finals des...
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Forest Hills Schools Rule at Forest Akers

Forest Hills Schools Rule at Forest Akers
Saturday, June 8, 2019
Brad Smithson of Ada Forest Hills Eastern said he signed to play golf with Michigan State because it’s close to home and he likes the facilities. Maybe now he loves the facilities.
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1st-Day Leader Hackett Finishes Title Run

1st-Day Leader Hackett Finishes Title Run
Saturday, June 8, 2019
Aiden Gillig didn’t want to leave Kalamazoo Hackett Catholic Prep without accomplishing a goal that had eluded him in previous tries. Gillig’s soccer teams had fallen short twice in pursuit of Division 4 titles, but it turns out a smaller white ball did jus...
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Frankfort's Newbold Cool, Calm, Contender

Frankfort's Newbold Cool, Calm, Contender
Thursday, June 6, 2019
On the golf course, Frankfort senior Will Newbold appears to be calm, cool and collected. It’s an outward impression that mirrors the way Newbold is feeling on the inside too.
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Preview: Past Champs, New Challenges

Preview: Past Champs, New Challenges
Thursday, June 6, 2019
Major opportunities – and some intriguing challenges – are among main storylines for this weekend’s MHSAA Lower Peninsula Boys Golf Finals. Two of last season’s team champions didn’t qualify for this weekend’s tournaments. A third 20...
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Wykons Sweep UPD2 Boys Championships

Wykons Sweep UPD2 Boys Championships
Friday, May 31, 2019
West Iron County defended its home turf, sweeping the boys and girls MHSAA Upper Peninsula Division 2 Finals on Thursday. The Wykons' boys carded a team score of 319 at George Young Resort, located 10 miles east of Iron River.
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Ontonagon On Target in Repeat Run

Ontonagon On Target in Repeat Run
Thursday, May 30, 2019
It was a great day to be an Ontonagon golf Thursday as the Gladiators retained both ends of the Upper Peninsula Division 3 Finals at Irish Oaks Golf Course. The Ontonagon boys, placing four among the top 10 individuals, totaled 347 strokes on this sunny and mild day.
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Peterson Repeats, Houghton Back on Top

Peterson Repeats, Houghton Back on Top
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
The Houghton boys saved their best for last here Wednesday, earning their fifth Upper Peninsula Division 1 golf championship in eight years and first since 2016. The Gremlins, with 321 strokes, edged Marquette (323) and two-time reigning champ Escanaba (325) at Escanab...
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Performance: Mona Shores' Nathan Taylor

Performance: Mona Shores' Nathan Taylor
Monday, May 13, 2019
Muskegon Mona Shores junior Nathan Taylor on May 3 had perhaps the highlight so far of an eventful season, shooting a 71 to earn the medalist honor at the Greater Muskegon Athletic Association championship tournament at Stonegate Golf Club while leading Mona Shores to t...
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Clinton Ace 'Sharpened' for Last Prep Swing

Clinton Ace 'Sharpened' for Last Prep Swing
Monday, April 8, 2019
Austin Fauser is feeling a little dangerous. The Clinton senior golfer won the Lower Peninsula Division 4 championship as a sophomore and tied for third last season. Now, having already committed to a college and with a host of medals and honors in his collection, Faus...
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Performance: NorthPointe Christian's Erik Fahlen Jr

Performance: NorthPointe Christian's Erik Fahlen Jr
Friday, June 15, 2018
Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian ace Erik Fahlen Jr. fired a two-day 71-67-138 to win the individual championship at last weekend’s Lower Peninsula Division 4 Final at Forest Akers East, leading the Mustangs to their first team title since 1996 in earning the Mi...
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Rain Delay Can't Stop Flint Powers' Charge

Rain Delay Can't Stop Flint Powers' Charge
Sunday, June 10, 2018
The Flint Powers Catholic boys golf team gained plenty of experience playing after extensive weather delays this season. That experience paid major dividends during the second round of the Lower Peninsula Division 2 Finals on Saturday.
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Grosse Pointe South Takes Final Step

Grosse Pointe South Takes Final Step
Saturday, June 9, 2018
The Grosse Pointe South boys golf team had grown weary of coming up a few strokes short. After placing runners-up at the Lower Peninsula Division 1 Finals the past two years to Detroit Catholic Central, the Blue Devils finally broke through Saturday at The Meadows at G...
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NorthPointe Follows Ace to Team Title

NorthPointe Follows Ace to Team Title
Saturday, June 9, 2018
Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian junior Erik Fahlen should consider playing in rain more often. After all, it’s hard to imagine many better scores being turned in if there had been perfect weather on the second day of the Lower Peninsula Division 4 Boys Golf Fi...
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Hanover-Horton Ties Up 1st Title Since '93

Hanover-Horton Ties Up 1st Title Since '93
Saturday, June 9, 2018
It was fitting that the Lower Peninsula Division 3 Boys Golf Finals took place on the same day as the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes horse race, because Hanover-Horton and Big Rapids had a photo finish. The two were tied after Friday’s first day at Fore...
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Preview: Runners-Up in Champion Form

Preview: Runners-Up in Champion Form
Thursday, June 7, 2018
This could be a weekend of coincidence as all four 2017 Lower Peninsula Boys Golf Finals runners-up are in position to take the most challenging last step and become MHSAA champions. Keep an eye on Grosse Pointe South, Flint Powers Catholic, Big Rapids and Grand Rapids...
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Champions Prevail by Narrowest of Margins

Champions Prevail by Narrowest of Margins
Friday, June 1, 2018
A tie-breaker was needed to determine a team champion Thursday at the Upper Peninsula Division 3 Boys Golf Final. Cedarville and Ontonagon finished with 351 strokes apiece on this warm and humid day at Irish Oaks Golf Course.
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Eskymos Rise to Challenges in Repeat

Eskymos Rise to Challenges in Repeat
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Back-to-back Upper Peninsula Division 1 golf championships is a sweet payoff for the Escanaba boys golf team. The Eskymos were the top team again Thursday, after battling a difficult course at Sweetgrass Golf Club, an afternoon heavy downpour and rain delay and the top...
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Wykons Follow Bociek on Dominating Run

Wykons Follow Bociek on Dominating Run
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Trey Bociek found a pretty efficient way to get around Oak Crest Golf Course on Wednesday. The sophomore simply played bombs away off the tee, pounding his drives some 280 to 300 yards with deadly accuracy over the rolling, tree-lined 5,903 yards.
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